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Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm PDT
news and have witnessed history in the making. >> mexico, oh, yes. >> from presidential elections around the world to the most destructive natural disasters. maria has interviewed dictators, revolutionaries, world leaders, heads of state in latin america, and in the united states. she was among the first female journalists to report from the war torn streets of baghdad. george has covered five wars and right after the terrorists attack on september 11th he drove all the way from miami to new york to report on the tragedy firsthand. once he even asked for a vacation to cover the war in afghanistan. an assignment that at the time the network deemed too dangerous. he's had very public encounters with venezuela's hugo chavez, with former cuban dictator fidel castro. the president of bolivia stood up after only six minutes of questioning by him. both ramos and celines both moderated the first bilingual presidential debate. and most recently with the meet the candidates forum. but perhaps they are best known for defending the rights of immigrants by reporting on their plight and giving
PBS
Oct 15, 2012 6:30pm PDT
. >> that is right. the homeless world cup has just ended in mexico. first, let's look at some other stories making the headlines. trial hearings have begun into the disaster. it is the first time the captain based survivors. 32 people died in january. >> scotland it now has the right to hold the referendum on independence from the uk. in the scottish capital, the simple yes or no vote on staying in the u.k. is set to take place in the fall of 2014. >> the girl shot by the taller than -- by the taliban has arrived at the hospital. militants attacked the 14-year- old for campaigning for education. she was shot in the head and neck. >> the philippines a signed a peace pact. this could end an uprising. we will see the creation of a new muslim and the south. >> as they prepare for the 2014 soccer world cup, another championship has been held in mexico city. >> the world a homeless soccer cup is staged to call attention to the plight of those without a roof over their heads. >> these people were celebrating with a normally would be unwelcome. nearly 500 homeless men and women around the w
PBS
Oct 27, 2012 4:00pm PDT
people, and with my family. >> my dream vacation... i've been to mexico a few times. i think i would go back there. >> who knows? probably somewhere in south america. it would be really interesting to go there. all the mountains and waterfalls -- lot of nature. looks awesome to go there. >> i would probably to australia because there are really cool animals there and it just seems like it would be a really cool experience. >> probably l.a. 'cause it's a really nice city. you know, who wouldn't want summer all year? >> hawaii because i like the area of it, the beaches, the coast, and the wildlife there. >> i think i would go to miami. it seems like a very fun place. >> i would say...i don't know. i really like space. i feel like everything else is just sort of really attainable, but going to space -- going to the moon just seems really cool. >> the nice thing about dream vacations is that you can go anywhere you want -- and the price is right. >> the saying "you'd better eat your vegetables" has taken on a whole new meaning for a group of students. eden has the story. >> these students a
PBS
Oct 16, 2012 7:00pm PDT
, not just in the peninsula but also along the western coast of mainland mexico. coastal flooding will also be an issue here. all right. that big winter storm system that's been moving across the northwest is now moving to the east and intensifying, so we are going to find the snow towards the north and then it is going to turn into thunderstorms, some of them becoming quite severe in the midwest. behind that it is going to be dry and low humidity and very strong winds and that spells fire weather and there are warnings and watches posted to that effect. los angeles 35 degrees. no snow here. it stays hot in the south. even oklahoma city at 24 degrees is starting to cool down. i will leave you now with the extended forecast. >>> that concludes this edition of "newsline." thanks for joining us. ky space-] ♪ ♪ (jane joyce) glacier national park is one of north america's most spectacular mountainous regions with more than 1500 square miles of glacially carved terrain and unspoiled wilderness. but a visible change is taking place here. many of the glaciers that exist at the park to
PBS
Oct 21, 2012 6:30pm PDT
, whose journalism is steeped in years of covering robber barons from mexico and india. once deputy editor of the globe and mail in canada and the correspondent for the financial times and the economists she is now the editor of thompson reuters digital. we're joined by matt taibbi who has made the magazine rolling stone a go-to source for understanding the financial scandals in rural america. who can forget his 2009 article on the great american bubble machine. which describes goldman sachs as a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity relentlessly so jabbing its blood funnel into anything that smells like money. welcome to you both. income inequality has soared to the highest level since the great depression. with the top 1% taking 93% of the income earned in the first year after the recovery. the first full year after the recovery. why are the two candidates not talking about inequality growing at breakneck speed? >> you know, i think because it is still a taboo in american political life. and in american cultural life. one of the economists i talked to who works f
PBS
Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm PDT
hurricane katrina. the storm slammed the gulf of mexico killing nearly 2,000 people. new orleans took a direct hit. residents lost their homes. one school o. perry walker high lost its instruments. a nonprofit association of jazz fans in japan immediately sent funds and in doing so help revive the spirit of a city with a rich jazz history. fast forward six years to march 2011. this time musicians in japan's northeast are struck by disaster. the tsunam pummelled the port and taking away the instruments of the city jazz band. they swing dolphins couldn't swing anymore. a month after the disaster the dolphins were back on stage and playing new instruments most of them donated thanks to the efforts of jazz musicians in new orleans. the o. perry walker high school band never forgot the help they received after katrina. they organized congress serts to raise money for their japanese friends. >> i was in the same predicament five, six years ago and it gives us the opportunity to help them like they helped us. >> many of us lost our instruments. we were able to play again. i was so excited. >
PBS
Sep 30, 2012 6:30pm PDT
as a corporate raider, he shipped jobs to china and mexico. >>> the fact checkers pushed back on that claim and the obama campaign changed the ad to the next version saying, "his firm had outsourced." >> so fact checking is a protection against this deception? >> fact checking is a way of not eliminating the deceptive inferences, but increasing the likelihood that you have more of these statements accurate. >> you know, there are some journalists who disagree with you. the media critic jack shafer said in a column that quote, "of course politicians and their campaigns lie. of course they continue to lie even when called out. if you think otherwise, then they might have been speaking to you. you're looking for truth in all the wrong places." is that realistic or cynical or both? >> if you say that candidates are willing to lie in order to be elected, are you saying that when they govern as president, we have just licensed them to lie to us? because we have said as a public that we think that lying is acceptable and we're willing to be duped. i worry when campaigns assume that dece
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